Jarden Corporation Coleman - Injection Mold Leader I, 2nd shift in Wichita, Kansas


Summary: Assists in coordinating and monitoring activities of workers and machines engaged in plastics production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Insure operators have been trained on JSA's, safety and PPE for the machines they are assigned to

  • Responsible for production output of machines they are assigned, keeping quality and cycle time per requirements

  • Initiate and track training of personnel as required

  • Make machine and programming changes as required

  • Monitor and maintain material handling system

  • Maintain 5/S initiative

  • Make product sets, including molds, fixtures, plugs etc. as required

  • Do color changes

  • Complete all required documentation

  • Troubleshoots to maintain smooth flow of production or product shipments, instruct employees on the job as necessary

  • Plans and issues work assignments as instructed by supervision to maintain department schedules

  • Assist with production problems

  • Helps make job estimates

  • Reports irregular conditions such as non-observance of standard procedures, equipment failures and production slowdowns

  • Initiates requisitions for materials and supplies

  • Reports needed maintenance

  • Observes all safety rules

  • Supports team objectives

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are a must

  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery

  • Must be able to work a weekend shift

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises Coleman employees and contingent workforce employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED and six months to one year experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a minimum of one year manufacturing experience. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions presented in English.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Forklift License

  • CPR Training Certificate

  • Lockout/Tagout Training

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

COMPANY: The Coleman Company, Inc.

Requisition Id: 110427

Location: KS - Wichita